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technology. they work well to detect fires with fast flames, but experts say they may not save you in smoldering smoky fires that can strike while you sleep. don russell is a scientist at texas a&m. when i go to the store to buy a smoke detector, i assume that it's going to sound when there's smoke. >> that's a reasonable assumption, but it's wrong. >> reporter: we had him set up a test, placing three ionization detectors, the kind that most of us have, in a room, then setting a couch on fire. toxic smoke is building, but it takes 36 minutes for the first detector to go off. but there's another technology out there that gives you better warning in these fires. it's called a photoelectric detector. so dr. russell set up another test, this time with a photoelectric next to those three ionization detectors. 17 minutes in, with barely any smoke in the room, the photoelectric sounds the alarm. the ionizations? they're still silent for another 21 minutes. even with smoke everywhere. >> if i would have relied on ionization, then my family probably wouldn't make it out. but with the photoe
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for jobs these days, there are a couple of sectors hiring and even growing. science and technology, that as we've seen in our education nation series this week, american students are far behind their global competition in science and math. there is a push to reverse the trend and it starts by training future math and science teachers. our report from our education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: sherry lamb is studying science and learning how to teach it. >> chemistry and teaching is what i really, really enjoy. >> reporter: this college junior is part of "you teach" a program that helps the next generation be a group of math and science teachers. you have always been interested? they're offering free courses, and do field work at public schools as early as the next semester. after four years, they graduate with a bachelor's degree and teaching certificate. it is no coincidence that the focus is on math and science. >> years ago, if you had a strong back you could get a job. that doesn't exist anymore. >> reporter: the united states will need an estimated 230,000 math an
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? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> finally here tonight we asked our team in afghanistan this week to check in on some friends of ours. they don't have parents of their own, but they do have a close family all around them. in kabul, of all places. and when we first aired their story, you responded in a big way, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to these kids, and the woman who is making a difference in their lives. we first met the girls of the orphanage three years ago. oh, you want me to put on your glasses, and you're going to put on my glasses. how do we look? they were just being girls. but just the same, their life took place inside an orphanage in afghanistan. we met and got to know the woman who runs the place, andeisha farid. today we're happy to report all of the children are thriving. for one, the girl with the glasses, has since come to visit us here in the u.s. she is firmly focused on getting into college. she loves math and english. and the law. >> i want to be a lawyer in the future. i want to help my p
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has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, tyou wouldn't want your adoctor doing your job, hello... so why are you doing hers? only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach acid can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescription nexium not only provides 24-hour heartburn relief, but can also help heal acid-related erosions in the lining of your esophagus. talk to your doctor about the risk for osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels with long-term use of nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. let your doctor do her job. and you do yours. ask if nexium is right for you. if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. >>> this happens in october. there are places that this week will see a 40-degree drop in temperatures as the new air moves in from our neighbors to the north and in fargo and grand forks, th
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